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Analysts dismiss talk of Mahathir-palace tension if Johor ruler is Agong

Malaysians may not expect the kind of barbs traded between Mahathir and the Johor royalty, because separation of powers between the PM and Agong is clear.

Sultan Ibrahim grants consent for RTS bridge over Johor strait

SPAD says the sultan has granted consent for a 25-metre-high Rapid Transit System bridge straight across the Strait of Johor.

Kings and princes make dramatic comeback in Southeast Asia

With social media skills, younger royals are proving to be influential in Southeast Asia, while kings are beginning to show leadership where political leaderships have floundered, says report.

Jakim’s Zamihan and the ugly head of extremism

If not for the sultans, many Malaysians would feel lost and despondent with the latest incident caused by Jakim officer Zamihan Mat Zin.

Zamihan banned from giving lectures in mosques, surau

Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) has sent a letter informing all concerned about the newly enforced ban.

Zamihan remanded 2 days

Controversial preacher is being investigated for sedition following his criticisms of the Johor Sultan and derogatory remarks against Chinese community.

Inter-faith body praises Malay rulers for speaking out

MCCBCHST president Mohan Shan says group greatly respects rulers for timely statement when nation faces threat of extreme racial and religious polarisation.

When a ruler has to step in to defend moderation

The Sultan of Johor, in his capacity as supreme leader of the Islamic faith in Johor, has done and said things our politicians have failed to do.

A Malaysian apartheid emerging, says don

Sociologist Syed Farid Alatas urges politicians and scholars to work towards reversing the trend.

Sultan of Johor buys substantial stake in Berjaya Assets

The Edge Financial Daily says Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar yesterday bought a 6.7% stake, or 80 million shares, in the company controlled by Vincent Tan.

Safeguarding the sanctity of honorific titles

With more and more 'Datuks' in our midst, the title's value has been remarkably diluted, and its true significance has gradually dissipated.

A Chingay tradition now with Johor Sultan, Crown Prince

Second year for Sultan Ibrahim at close of Chinese New Year celebrations in state capital, as Tunku Ismail joins ruler after having graced Thaipusam festival last week.

Here’s why Dr Mahathir is taking on the Sultan of Johor

Political analyst says it all boils down to winning Johor state, getting rid of Najib and scoring a point against royalty.

Labourer remanded 3 days for online insult of Johor sultan

The 43-year-old man was arrested in Sentul on Tuesday night after members of the public in Johor lodged a police report against him.

Johor Sultan donates playground to Western Australians

"Nature Playground" is located at Sunset Heritage Precinct in Perth in the suburb of Dalkeith, that the Ruler acquired in May 2015.

Syed Saddiq faces sedition probe for plea to Sultan

IGP Khalid Abu Bakar says several reports lodged against the open letter asking Sultan to reconsider ban on street demonstrations.

Johor Sultan’s plane catches the eye in Perth

Royal couple on holiday in Western Australia at luxury three-story waterfront mansion, says report

Police say impersonation of Johor ruler a serious matter

"As such, police are now investigating the case under Section 419 of the Penal Code which provides imprisonment of up to seven years, a fine or both, upon conviction," he said in a statement here today.

Sultan spot on about politicians’ hypocrisy

They praise our education system, but they don't send their children to our public schools.

Former Johor college head gets a royal visitor

Sultan Ibrahim drops by Penang home of former principal for a special visit.

Malaysia’s own game of thrones

Are we hoping for the monarchy to provide the checks and balances that the opposition hasn't been able to?

Zaid: Only royalty can push for reforms

Former law minister agrees with call to return some powers to King or Rulers to approve bills to help with check and balance.

Sultan happy with MB, moots setting up of Bank of Johor

Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar does not want any quarter to disrupt Johor's solid political stability.

Sultan Ibrahim’s grand plan for Johor

It's not hard to see the state becoming a Singapore with a soul.